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1972 New England Patriots

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3-11-0, Finished 5th in AFC East Division  · 1972 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -17.4, Offense: -6.3, Defense: -11.1, SoS: 0.7, avg is 0.0.

Scored 192 points (13.7/g), 24th of 26 in the NFL. Allowed 446 points (31.9/g), 26th.
 Differential of -254 points (-18.1/g), 26th.  Expected W-L: 1.7-12.3.

Coach: Phil Bengtson (1-4-0) and John Mazur (2-7-0)

Stadium: Schaefer Stadium
 Training Camp: University of Massachusetts (Amherst, Massachusetts)

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 17 boxscore L 0-1 Cincinnati Bengals 7 31 9 137 83 54 3 21 357 111 246
2 Sun September 24 boxscore W 1-1 Atlanta Falcons 21 20 19 287 184 103 20 399 217 182
3 Sun October 1 boxscore W 2-1 Washington Redskins 24 23 23 380 253 127 2 15 349 213 136 2
4 Sun October 8 boxscore L 2-2 @ Buffalo Bills 14 38 23 354 244 110 4 19 305 160 145 2
5 Sun October 15 boxscore L 2-3 New York Jets 13 41 18 311 175 136 2 24 396 63 333 1
6 Sun October 22 boxscore L 2-4 @ Pittsburgh Steelers 3 33 17 276 149 127 4 19 426 183 243 1
7 Sun October 29 boxscore L 2-5 @ New York Jets 10 34 14 194 128 66 3 21 392 201 191 2
8 Mon November 6 boxscore L 2-6 Baltimore Colts 17 24 21 281 154 127 3 19 267 89 178 2
9 Sun November 12 boxscore L 2-7 @ Miami Dolphins 0 52 11 169 77 92 3 21 482 301 181 1
10 Sun November 19 boxscore L 2-8 Buffalo Bills 24 27 15 298 183 115 4 19 295 116 179 4
11 Sun November 26 boxscore L 2-9 @ Baltimore Colts 0 31 12 206 75 131 6 15 262 98 164 2
12 Sun December 3 boxscore L 2-10 Miami Dolphins 21 37 14 217 107 110 2 29 501 197 304 3
13 Sun December 10 boxscore W 3-10 @ New Orleans Saints 17 10 18 289 180 109 2 20 337 243 94 4
14 Sun December 17 boxscore L 3-11 @ Denver Broncos 21 45 22 260 135 125 26 482 341 141